It's fish No. 1 for Billy McCaghren. A good spot that should go 2 1/2 pounds.
If you can’t be in Montgomery, Ala., for the Alabama River Charge to see the action for yourself, we’ve got you covered.
Mike McClelland catches his first keeper of the morning as boats are still coming out of the channel from blast-off. Update by Bassmaster Marshal Tim Patterson.
Takahiro Omori's first cast of Day One is in the books.
Mike McClelland hooks up early but loses the fish as it jumps at the boat. Photo by Marshal Tim Patterson.
Here is Mike McClelland with probably one of the first casts of the morning right after launch on Day One on the Alabama River. Photo by Marshal Tim Patterson.
Elite Series anglers file past the check-out point on Day One of the Alabama River Charge presented by Star brite.
Stephen Browning readies for Day 1 on the Alabama River.
We asked the Elites who they thought would prevail at the Alabama River Charge, and here are the picks of the pros!